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Nicaragua: Fear for safety/Death threats: Patricia Orozco
17 November 2008

Women's human rights defender Patricia Orozco has received death threats and threats of sexual violence by phone and text (SMS) message, in an ...

Urgent Action       AMR 43/003/2008

DEFENDER EL DERECHO DE LAS MUJERES A LA VIDA YA ...
9 October 2008

DEFENDER EL DERECHO DE LAS MUJERES A LA VIDA YA LA SALUD

Document       AMR 43/001/2008

Nicaragua: Defending women's right to life and health ...
9 October 2008

Nine women human rights defenders are facing legal proceedings for their involvement in the case of a nine-year-old Nicaraguan girl who was raped ...

Document       AMR 43/001/2008

Nicaragua: Submission to the United Nations Committee on ...
1 October 2008

This submission highlights Amnesty International's concerns in relation to the complete ban on abortion, with no exceptions, even when the life of the ...

Report       AMR 43/002/2008

2007 Elections to the United Nations Human Rights Council ...
1 May 2007

On 17 May 2007, UN Member States will elect 14 members of the UN Human Rights Council. Amnesty International is providing in this document a brief ...

Report       IOR 41/012/2007

2006 Elections to the Human Rights Council: Background ...
30 April 2006

In order to assist Member States in assessing the contribution and commitment of candidates to the promotion and protection of human rights, this document ...

Report       IOR 41/006/2006

Nicaragua: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...
31 March 2006

In spite of positive initiatives across the Americas, Nicaragua continues to criminalise consensual same-sex sexual relations. Although to Amnesty ...

Report       AMR 43/001/2006

Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social ...
31 August 2005

This primer outlines some of the key features of economic, social and cultural rights, as Amnesty International joins local communities and activists worldwide ...

Report       POL 34/009/2005

Nicaragua: Legal concern/Impunity, USA
18 June 2003

In the next few days, the National Assembly of Nicaragua is due to discuss the ratification of a bilateral agreement with the USA. This agreement would ...

Urgent Action       AMR 43/001/2003

Nicaragua: Fear for safety/Death Threats
10 April 2002

There are grave concerns for the safety of María Luisa Acosta, following the murder of her husband Francisco José García Valle, aged 44 on 8 April. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 43/001/2002